Schooner Wharf Bar is hosting the first of four races during their Annual Wrecker’s Cup Race Series. The course is 7 miles from Key West Harbor to Sand Key and participants will race through the one way course to try to win! There will be an awards ceremony and party the same night at 7:00 p.m. with a BBQ and live music.
CALL TO ALL WRECKERS!
Ahoy Mates! It’s time to clean the bottom and pile on the sails.
The second race of the popular 33rd Annual Schooner Wharf Bar Wrecker’s Cup Race Series is set for Sunday, February 25th. This all-in-fun race series recalls the tradition of the wreckers in the Key West of the 1800’s.
Racers compete in different classes; Classic, Schooner, Multihull, Monohull over 40 feet, Monohull 30 – 39 feet, Monohull Under 29 feet, other categories may apply depending on entries. The Wrecker’s fleet consists of 16′ Hobie Cat’s to a John Alden Schooner once owned by General Patton. All sailing vessels, local sailors and visiting yachtsmen are welcome to join the regatta.
1st, 2nd & 3rd place will be awarded in each division, with trophies, Pusser’s Rum goodies, Schooner Wharf Bar Tabs & Wrecker tee shirts as prizes.
3 Start Times: 1:00 Start – Schooner, Multihull, Classic Division
1:05 Start – Monohull Over 29’ Division
1:10 Start – Monohull Under 29′ Division
Captains meeting is held Saturday, February 24th at 7:00 p.m. in the Schooner Wharf’s Sail Loft with complimentary Pusser’s Rum Punch and hors d’oeuvres from the Schooner Wharf Galley.
All participating vessels will receive up to 4 BBQ dinners for captain & crew to enjoy at the Awards Party & Ceremony. The race is video taped, see yourself under sail on the big screen! Entry fee for each vessel is $30.00
For more information visit our web site www.SchoonerWharf.com/18wreckersrace2.htm. or call 305-292-3302.